Rabbi Suggests

See these articles recommended by Rabbi Polisson.  

 

​Go here to read this 3-part lecture series from Rabbi Shai Held on Judaism's commandment to love.

Go here for a Q and A with Rabbi Tucker (mentor to Rabbi Polisson) on interfaith families, the idea of post-denominational Judaism and more.

Go here for this interview with one of Rabbi Polisson's teachers, Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay, who talks about relational community organizing.

Go here to read a piece by another teacher of Rabbi Polisson's, Rabbi Jan Uhrbach, on why, as an American Conservative rabbi, she supports marriage equality.

See these links to music recordings and videos suggested by Rabbi Polisson:


Joey Weisenberg's setting of "Nishmat Kol Hai

Joey Weisenberg's setting of "Lekhu Neranenah

Nava Tehila's setting of "Mi-Kolot Mayyim Rabbim

Nava Tehila's setting of "Oseh Shalom

Hasidic Niggun titled "Yifrah" used for parts of Hallel and Shabbat & Holiday Pesukei De-Zimra

Check out these photos of interest:

 

Photo 1 and Photo 2 of Mekhirat Hametz (selling foods prohibited on Passover) on April 19, 2019

Social Action

Family Promise Volunteer Orientations
Sept. 19, 7pm, St Zepharin’s Church, 99 Main St., Wayland
Oct. 17, 7pm, Shir Tikvah, 141 Boston Post Rd, Wayland

If you are concerned about the issue of family homelessness in your community and want to make a difference, considering attending one of these volunteer orientations. 

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Sept. 15 We will cook in our own homes. Please volunteers to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. More info here.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: Sept 1st, Oct 6 Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.

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Adult Education

Mindfulness Practice: Meditation, Chanting & Text Study
Sept. 12 (Or Atid), Sept. 19 (Beth El) & Oct. 19 (Temple Israel, Natick)

Join the Metrowest Jewish Mindfulness Community for three sessions focusing on meditation, chant, text study and prayer. Details here.

[email protected] Broads in Midrash

Mondays, starts 9/23, 10am at Or Atid 
10 session class exploring little known women whose stories are embellished in the rabbinic tradition. Details here.

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